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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada.



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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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2M
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This collection contains government publications created by the Government of Alberta’s ministries and agencies. Documents from most ministries and agencies are included, however the collection heavily features content related to education (Alberta Education, Alberta Learning, Student Evaluation Branch, etc.) as well as resources and the environment. Note: this is not an inclusive collection of all departmental publications produced. Current Government of Alberta publications can be found...
Peel's Prairie Provinces
Peel's Prairie Provinces
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447,307
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The Peel’s Prairie Provinces digital collection ( http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.htm ) provides a wide variety of research materials related to western Canadian history and the culture of the Prairie Provinces. The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection within Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a...
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The University of Alberta Libraries Historical Postcard Collection consists of postcards depicting various aspects of life on the Canadian Prairies from the late 19th through the mid 20th centuries.  The physical collection is housed in the Bruce Peel Special Collections and is available to students, staff, and the general public for use within the Library.  
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Print versions of this unique collection of textbooks that were approved for use in Alberta schools are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Also of interest is the digitized curriculum guides collection .
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Print versions of this unique collection of Alberta Education curriculum guides and programs of study are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . These resources are of interest to researchers in all programs in the Faculty of Education. Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Search University of Alberta Education Guides:
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
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8,514
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246,790
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta.
Alberta Homestead Records
Alberta Homestead Records
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496
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77,405
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Under the Dominion Lands Act, once Crown land had been surveyed and officially declared available for settlement, individuals could apply to homestead a quarter section (160 acres) of their choice. Then, after paying a $10 filing fee and 'proving up' their homestead claim (occupying the land for at least three years and performing certain improvements, including building a house and barn, fencing, breaking and cropping a portion of the land), the homesteader could apply for patent (title) to...
Bruce Peel Special Collections
Bruce Peel Special Collections
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25,910
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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections houses a world-class collection of more...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
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41,692
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Homesteaders and ranchers arrived in this area of southern Alberta, located eighty miles southeast of Calgary, before any town existed here. The Canadian Pacific Railway laid tracks through here in 1910 and planned a townsite. A variety of businesses soon started up. The first newspaper to serve the area was the Vulcan Review, which began in 1912. (This was before Vulcan was incorporated as a village in late 1912.) This paper published for one year. The Vulcan Review was followed by the Vulcan...
World communism in the 20th century
World communism in the 20th century
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43,831
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A collection of pamphlets.
Text in English and Latin
Topics: Voyages and travel, Voyages
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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As a student of entomology, Ronald Madge spent his summers working for Canada’s Department of Agriculture on insect surveys in southern Canada, Alaska, and the Canadian high arctic. After completing his doctoral dissertation on the classification of the coleopteran genus  Lebia  at the University of Alberta, under the supervision of Dr George E. Ball, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Natural History Museum in London, Dr Madge was employed from 1965 to...
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Learning; Alberta. Learner Assessment Branch
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Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Clark, William George, 1821-1878; Wright, William Aldis, 1831-1914
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At head of title: Shakespeare : select plays
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
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Includes author's list
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, English, Roman policier anglais, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies - Journal of Ukrainian Studies
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books
Includes publisher's list
Topics: Pilot guides, Instructions nautiques
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University of Alberta Libraries - Special Projects
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research Reports
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
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Technocracy is a uniquely North American movement which had its inception in 1919 in New York City. It was founded by Howard Scott, an American engineer, who along with a number of other scientists and engineers, impressed by the results of the mobilization of resources and production during the First World War, organized a group known as the Technical Alliance. The Technical Alliance proposed to study the working of the entire social system, and elected Howard Scott to serve as Chief...
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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This important collection comprises over 2,500 volumes related to North and South American Indigenous peoples and cultures. The  University of Alberta Library  acquired the "Gregory S. Javitch Native Peoples of the New World Collection" in 1980, as half donation and half purchase. It was the finest private collection of its kind in Canada at the time, and it is a cornerstone of the holdings in  Bruce Peel Special Collections...
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
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September 1962
Topics: Educational counseling, Group guidance in education
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
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2,736
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This collection of archival photographs depicts life and activities at the University of Alberta and surrounding communities. This is a small sample of the over 200,000 photographs that are currently housed in the University of Alberta Archives .   Images in the public domain or licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution licence ( CC BY ) may be used without obtaining additional permissions. Images subject to copyright are free to use in any way that is permitted by the Copyright...
Added t.-p. in Ukrainian: Kyshenkovy ukrains'ko-anhliis'ky i anhliis' ky-ukrains'ko slovarets'
Topics: Ukrainian language, English language, Ukrainien (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec
Topics: Peninsular War, 1807-1814, Guerre péninsulaire, 1807-1814
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Rogers, Lester Burton, 1875-
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favorite 8
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Topic: Social Studies
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
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by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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From the late 1960s through the early 1980s, major accessions of English playbills were acquired by the University of Alberta Library. Purchased for study and research in the Department of Drama the collection of 800+ playbills document in detail casts, contents, dates and prices of the performances staged in the major playhouses of the United Kingdom from 1779 though 1949. The playbills also provide a wealth of information and opportunity for research in the study of history, graphic design...
Page de titre additionnelle en anglais; introd. et texte en anglais et en français
Topics: Linguistique mathématique, Mathematical linguistics
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 3,960
favorite 4
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Learning; Alberta. Learner Assessment Branch
texts
eye 6,441
favorite 4
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Long, C. C
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favorite 30
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Geography
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=EUkAAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 0
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
"Neunzehnter Band."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 2
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Barrows, Harlan H. (Harlan Harland), 1877-
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favorite 33
comment 0
TITLE ANALYTICS
Topic: Social Studies
University of Alberta Press
University of Alberta Press
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137
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6,091
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http://www.uap.ualberta.ca/
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 3
comment 1
Title from cover
( 1 reviews )
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Includes index
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Crocheting, Knitting, Travaux au crochet, Tricot
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Newsletters
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 6
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Includes advertising matter
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian (English), Almanachs canadiens-anglais
"Thirty-third year of publication."
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian (English), Almanachs canadiens-anglais
Blue Jay
Blue Jay
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7,194
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Blue Jay magazine.
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 2
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Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
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favorite 3
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Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
bk.1. All about Canada for little folks.--bk.2. All about Indians.--bk.3. How Canada was found.--bk.4. The long trail.--bk.5. When Canada was young.--bk.6. In pioneer days.--bk.7. The Canadian West.--bk.8. How Canada grew up
Topic: English
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Special Education Branch
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favorite 0
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Book 6 published in 1996
Topics: Special education, Exceptional children, Education, Special, Child, Exceptional
"Thirtieth year of publication."
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian (English), Almanachs canadiens-anglais
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Special Education Branch
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favorite 0
comment 0
Book 6 published in 1996
Topics: Special education, Exceptional children, Education, Special, Child, Exceptional
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Reed, Maud Agnes
texts
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favorite 19
comment 0
Approved for use in Alberta schools, 1962-68
Topic: Latin
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 5
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Alberta Education
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favorite 0
comment 0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Education, Drama, Drama in education
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930
texts
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favorite 23
comment 0
Approved for use in Alberta schools, 1922
Topic: Science
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 3,766
favorite 2
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 1,196
favorite 0
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 2,427
favorite 3
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 3,570
favorite 3
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books
texts
eye 3,939
favorite 0
comment 0
"Literaturno-khudoz͡hni͡e vydanni͡a"--Colophon
Topics: Kozub, Ivan, Political prisoners, Ukrainian Canadians
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on: Jan. 1991
Topics: English language, Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 5
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Learning and Teaching Resources Branch
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favorite 0
comment 0
"The ABCDs of Physical Education"--cover
Topics: Education, Physical education, Physical education and training, Physical education for children
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the D.B. Weldon Library, University of Western Ontario (Regional History Room)
Topics: Euclid's elements, Geometry, Euclide, Eléments d', Géométrie
Teachers edition (Guidebook) by Paul R. Hanna and Genevieve Anderson Hoyt
Topic: Social Studies
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Gruszka, John
texts
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favorite 3
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"This publication is a revision of the former Prairie Beekeeping Manual prepared by D.C. Murrell and D.N. MacDonald."
Topic: Bee culture
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 1,573
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on: Jan. 1991
Topics: English language, Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
eye 5,495
favorite 3
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 3
comment 1
Title from cover
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Volumes also have distinctive titles
Topic: Finance, Public
Cover title
Topics: Health education (Elementary), Life skills, Health education (Middle school), Life skills, Education
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Education; Alberta. Student Evaluation and Records; Alberta. Student Evaluation Branch
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations